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Lionel Messi says ‘it’s not my best’ Copa America after Argentina beat Venezuela

The GOAT has found it tough going in Brazil

Argentina v Venezuela: Quarterfinal - Copa America Brazil 2019 Photo by Bruna Prado/Getty Images

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has admitted he’s not having the best of times at the Copa America after helping his side into the semi-finals of the tournament.

Lionel Scaloni’s side beat Venezuela 2-0 to set up a last-four clash against Brazil on Friday, and Messi spoke about the tournament after the match.

“It is not my best Copa America, I am not having the one I had hoped,” he said.

“The important thing is that we won.

“It doesn’t help to play the ball fast and you always need some time because it doesn’t roll well.

“In all the pitches, the ball appears to be like a rabbit, it bounces all over the place. It is how it is and we have to adapt.”

Source | ESPN

Argentina and Messi will now take on hosts Brazil for a place in the final. The other semi will be between holders Chile and the winner of Saturday’s clash between Uruguay and Peru.

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